Alabama Futures Fund gets $25 Million to fund early stage startups from an A team of investors including Charles Barkley

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Charles Barkley is one of the investors of the Alabama Future Fund. Photo courtesy of SiriusXM

An “A” team of individuals and investors have invested in a $25 million to fund  that will fund early-stage startups.  The Alabama Futures Fund (AFF) launches the largest seed-stage investment fund in Alabama’s history. Continue reading “Alabama Futures Fund gets $25 Million to fund early stage startups from an A team of investors including Charles Barkley”

Who’s hiring in Birmingham? 36 new jobs with companies like Shipt, Southern Research and The Personnel Board of Jefferson County

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In the midst of all this cloudy weather, we’re back on schedule to let you know who’s hiring in Birmingham this Tuesday. Take a look at these new jobs:  Continue reading “Who’s hiring in Birmingham? 36 new jobs with companies like Shipt, Southern Research and The Personnel Board of Jefferson County”

Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12

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Alabama as an emerging force in innovation

Since 2014, EDPA’s  imerge innovation awards ceremony has celebrated Alabama companies who are the most innovative in the state. Continue reading “Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12”

Lucky Cat Rolled Creams co-founder Hannah Slamen has advice for startups

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A while back, I reviewed Lucky Cat Rolled Creams. Spoiler: it’s amazing. This weekend, I interviewed Hannah Slamen – one half of the founding couple. She spoke to me about franchising, being spontaneous, starting a small business and more! Let’s get to learning.  Continue reading “Lucky Cat Rolled Creams co-founder Hannah Slamen has advice for startups”